Barca welcomes back coach Vilanova, Xavi and Alba

Barcelona will have midfielder Xavi Hernandez and defender Jordi
Alba available for Tuesday’s Champions League quarterfinal at Paris
Saint-Germain, and the club says coach Tito Vilanova plans to be on
the touchline.

Barcelona said on Sunday that Xavi had recovered from a right
leg muscle injury, while Alba’s right leg had also healed in

The Spanish leader also said that ”it is foreseen that coach
Tito Vilanova will travel to Paris.”

Vilanova returned Tuesday from a 10-week medical stay in New
York, where he received treatment after the removal of a throat
tumor in December. Assistant Jordi Roura has been in charge in the